Archive / September, 2011

Mentoring Congolese Translators for Health

Translators without Borders is matching European and African translators to help bring the first health knowledge platform to the Democratic Republic of Congo. Tufts University, based in Boston, has created a dynamic multimedia health knowledge management system known as TUSK. In a project funded by USAID to train university and governmental bodies on pandemic threat response, [...]

Do-it-yourself machine translation at Autodesk

Autodesk, based in San Rafael, California, publishes 3D software for  design, engineering and entertainment. Autodesk products are localized from English into as many as 20 languages. Mirko Plitt is senior manager of language technologies at Autodesk as part of the localization services team in Neuchâtel, Switzerland. Thicke Autodesk was one of the first enterprises to deploy [...]